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I-Wonder: Could Robotics Spell the End of the Wheelchair?
Offbeat  (tags: Trapped in isolation, Living with paralysis, brain back in control, wearable robot, What would you choose? )

- 19 hours ago -
Mobility is something that most of us take for granted, yet an estimated one in fifty people live their lives with some kind of paralysis.
I-Wonder:Is Drink Making You Look Older?
Offbeat  (tags: senior, visible effects, drinks stack up, Limiting the damage, something healthier )

- 5 days ago -
You probably realise that too much alcohol can make you put on weight but did you also realise it can be responsible for making you look older?
Animals  (tags: european, wildcats, protection, rescued, wildlife )

- 6 days ago -
The European wildcat is a subspecies of the wildcat that inhabits the forests and grasslands of Europe. It has been extirpated from Scandinavia, England, and Wales and numbers in Scotland are critically low. HER SITUATION IS REAL DRAMATIC.
I-Wonder: What Really Happened in the Christmas Truce of 1914?
Offbeat  (tags: Christmas story, unofficial truces, Call for peace, Silent Night, kick-abouts and funerals, , An enduring myth )

- 6 days ago -
The Christmas Truce of 1914 is often celebrated as a symbolic moment of peace in an otherwise devastatingly violent war. We may like to believe that for just one day, all across the front, men from both sides emerged from the trenches
'Truth Commission' to Begin in Israel
Society & Culture  (tags: dispossession-displacement of Palestinia, 'Truth commission', al-Dahmash mosque massacre, South Africa, Zochrot, Nakba, Israeli illegal occupation )

- 6 days ago -
Israelis who served in the 1948 war and Palestinians uprooted from their homes will testify before an expert panel.
TAKE ACTION NOW - Sudan - Protect the Elephants ! Please SIGN and SHARE !!!
Animals  (tags: protection, elephants, sudan, wildlife )

- 6 days ago -
We urge the Sudan & the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) to protect the existence of the elephants in their country during this wartime and beyond.The number of elephants is dwindling drastically with less than 2,500 living today from more than 80,000.
** Listen to NEW Bird Species Discovered in Brazil : The Cryptic Treehunter **
Animals  (tags: conservation, Birds, GoodNews, investigation, protection, wildlife )

- 6 days ago -
Brazilian ornithologists Dr Juan Mazar Barnett and Dr Dante Buzzetti of the Center for Ornithological Studies in São Paulo have discovered a new species of bird that lives in the dense, humid forests of northeastern Brazil ...
I-Wonder: How the World Came to Be Run By Computer Code
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, internet, computer code, timeline )

- 6 days ago -
From the scythe to the steam engine, we've always used technology to control the world around us. But our ability to shape our environment has been transformed by one machine more than any other - the computer.
Freedom of Speech   video
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, death, rights, society, violence )

- 7 days ago -
from the lawfare project There are plenty of problems we need to deal with. But if we don't win the free speech battle, we'll lose the other battles, because we won't even be free to discuss them.
PA Official Dies After Being Assaulted By Israeli Soldier
World  (tags: Ziad Abu Ein, peaceful protestors, beaten to death, apartheid wall, Israelistate aggresion-killings, world, USA, end all US aid to Israel, now!, BDS, Justice, IDF attack on civilian population, freedoms, HumanRights, media, news, palestine, terrorism, dea )

- 7 days ago -
A Palestinian security source told AFP that Israeli forces beat Abu Ein with the butts of their rifles and their helmets during a protest march.
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